West Sussex

Type:Towns & Villages

East Sussex, BN6 8TA


Tudor houses, Georgian homes, village pond and mediaeval church set on the green. This is the picture postcard village of Ditchling. It sits in the lea of Ditchling Beacon and has been home to artists, including Eric Gill, who were inspired by the surrounding countryside. Raymond Briggs' illustrations are taken from the countryside around Ditchling. Dame Vera Lynn, the forces sweetheart, made her home here. Ditchling is a bustling village with many shops and two garden centres.

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  1. Stoneywish Nature Reserve

    Fifty acres of ponds and meadows with wildlife walk and large play/picnic area.…

    0.27 miles away
  2. South Downs Heritage Centre

    A unique visitor attraction in a stunning oak-framed barn. Independent British artists,…

    1.64 miles away
  3. Ridgeview Wine Estate

    Ridgeview was established in 1995 and is renowned as a pioneer in emerging English…

    1.68 miles away
  1. Garden Pride Garden Centre

    Large garden centre with pet and aquatic franchises. Coffee shop serving home-cooked food.

    1.76 miles away
  2. Plumpton Racecourse

    Plumpton Racecourse is one of the most successful smaller jump racecourses in the…

    2.36 miles away
  3. Stanmer Park

    Situated on the outskirts of the city, Stanmer Park is a perfect example of the vast open…

    3.57 miles away
  4. Albourne Estate Vineyard

    Situated just 8 miles from Brighton, this boutique single estate vineyard produces…

    4.53 miles away
  5. All England Show Jumping Course

    Hickstead is world famous for showjumping, and the British Jumping Derby Meeting remains…

    4.75 miles away
  6. Preston Manor

    A delightful manor house with the interior of an Edwardian home containing ceramics,…

    5.5 miles away
  7. Ansty Gardens

    Gardens open to the public for the National Gardens Scheme.

    5.53 miles away
  8. St Peter’s, Preston Park

    St Peter’s, Preston Park

    5.54 miles away
  9. Booth Museum of Natural History

    This fascinating museum houses exhibits that include hundreds of British birds displayed…

    5.9 miles away
  10. Sussex Prairie Garden

    Exciting prairie garden of 8 acres planted in the naturalistic style using 30,000 plants…

    6.1 miles away
  11. Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum

    Climb the zig-zag steps of this 1000 year old Norman castle for stunning views of Sussex.…

    6.16 miles away
  12. Brighton Racecourse

    Brighton Racecourse is the fun and friendly seaside racecourse
    overlooking the Brighton…

    6.26 miles away
  13. Anne of Cleves House

    Anne of Cleves House formed part of her divorce settlement from Henry VIII in 1541. This…

    6.28 miles away
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